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Griffith Park

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Address: 4730 Crystal Springs Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1401
Phone Number: (323) 913-4688
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Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest...

Covering more than 4,107 acres of natural terrain, this is the largest municipal park and urban wilderness area in the United States, which offers numerous family attractions and activities.

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We visited Griffith Park for a picnic after going to the Observatory. Although the Observatory was quite packed, the park was not. We had our picnic on the lawn although there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Henrietta, New York
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Griffith Park for a picnic after going to the Observatory. Although the Observatory was quite packed, the park was not. We had our picnic on the lawn although there were tables available. It was a pleasent afternoon.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice park, but we could not find parking and later found that they were having a concert in the park that was beginning soon after we arrived. We were trying to give up to the Griffeth Observatory, but the traffic made it impossible and I believe we went as far as we could in the car before... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great vantage point to view the hollywood sign and also to see LA. You can get some good photos from here day and night. It is a short drive from Hollywood and a short walk from the parking lot.

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South Killingholme
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very busy when we arrived and couldn't get parked near the observatory so went for a picnic in the park, watched a film being made and also sat watching the many species of birds (lots of woodpeckers), squirrels etc. We drove back through the park and returned to the observatory. Managed to get parked on the road side and was... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to see the quintessential view of LA, go here at sunset [and be prepared to struggle to find a parking space] to watch the lights come on over LA. But be sure not to miss out on the Griffith Observatory - FREE, small enough not to be overwhelming, and entertaining for both kids and adults

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like many popular attractions in LA, parking can be a challenge here. That aside, though, this park features many trails and beautiful views of the city. We went during the day and enjoyed walking to Griffith Observatory. The skies were clear, but the there was a pleasantly cool breeze, so we didn't get too hot. Assuming you can get a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Couldn't rate this walk any more highly The view from the summit of Griffith Park is spectacular. As seen in the photos posted on here, you get to see a huge portion of LA city. The walk is about 1 mile and only requires average fitness. It isn't too steep.

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Dallas, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was in LA on business and promised my son a picture of the Hollywood sign. This turned out to be one of the highlights of my trip. I wasn't dressed appropriately to leave the main trail, but had a pleasant walk of about an hour and enjoyed the views. I didn't get as close to the sign as I... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a very nice park where you can go walking, hiking or running. Lot of trees, nice grass and a nice trail. If your trying to go to the griffith observatory you will past by the park first.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will enjoy the view of the city from the top of the hill. To get there you can do it in your car or find a parking space at the bottom and follow one of many trails. In about 30 minutes, or depending of your pace you will reach the peak.. Nice place to take pictures and enjoy nature.

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